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G is for Gummy Worms

I am back to blogging after a brief break.  We had another round of a virus at home but now that everyone, including me, is back on their feet I can find the time to write. 

We have been studying the letter G. 

The first thing I set up was a 
G Sensory/Play Bin
Everything inside started with the letter G. 

  • grapes
  • giraffe's 
  • garden tools
  • garden flowers
  • green ice tray's 
  • green truck we called 'garbage truck
  • girl barbies
 The kids really enjoyed playing with this bin.  They put the items together to make a garden house and used the garbage truck to get in and out of the garden.
I joined in the fun and we played with the bin for over 30 minutes!

I set up a number activity as well.  
I have had these worksheets for a while and finally found a chance to use them.
Some sheets are for matching the letters and numbers on the sheet with the magnets.  Others have missing letters/numbers and you have to fill in the blank.
(You don't have to use magnets for these sheets you can make your own card to fit)
I set these out last week and the kids had no interest in them at all.
Then when I was out at the dollar store picking up items for our G Sensory Bin I saw some cookie sheets and I thought "how perfect!"  I picked up two and tried the sheets again.

It worked! 

Spencer enjoyed matching and did very well.  

(Nice to see our hard work is paying off :D)

Athena matched the numbers quickly then went on to fill in the blanks.  

The magnets held their attention and the sheets when they showed off their skills to mom. 

 The numbers did not stop there!  

Whatever had the kids on a number kick I wasn't going to stop it. 

Both the kids wanted to work in their workbooks.  So we did. 

They both did multiple pages and had smiles on their faces! 

So far so good the day was going well.  I did attempt our bible lesson but found that I had forgotten to get the correct copy of the story.
So we read a story out of the kids' bible.

I introduced the letter G with gummy worms and goldfish. 

This was very exciting for the kids!  

Much better then markers :)

We had a great day learning about the letter G!
Hopefully the rest of our days will be just as fun!


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